Options Jonathan Williger: Playlist from May 15, 2018 Options

Tedium, exhaustion, and quite the opposite.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
Collin Walcott  Gold Sun   Options Grazing Dreams  ECM  1977  Vinyl  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Meredith Monk  Knee   Options Our Lady of Late  Minona  1974  Vinyl  0:10:13 (Pop‑up)
Charlie Morrow  Wave Music II   Options Toot! Too  Recital  2018  Vinyl  0:14:45 (Pop‑up)
Adrian Rew  Slot Machine Music (excerpt)   Options Slot Machine Music  Hanson  2013  Vinyl  0:19:46 (Pop‑up)
No Artist  Laughing On the Outside   Options Last Chance On The Merry Go Round  Takoma    Vinyl  0:25:13 (Pop‑up)
Conjunto Filhos De Ôbá  Arias do Mar   Options Sambas De Roda E Maculelê Da Bahia  JS Discos    Vinyl  0:29:40 (Pop‑up)
Diga Rhythm Band  Tal Mala   Options Diga  Round  1976  Vinyl  0:31:54 (Pop‑up)
George Coleman  Eloise   Options Bongo Joe  Arhoolie    Vinyl  0:46:52 (Pop‑up)
Glenn Branca  Symphony No. 3 - Movement 1   Options Symphony No. 3 (Gloria)  Neutral  1983  Vinyl  0:56:16 (Pop‑up)
Glacial  On Jones Beach, Part 2   Options On Jones Beach  Three Lobed  2012  Vinyl  1:15:49 (Pop‑up)
Massacre  Not The Person We Knew   Options Killing Time  Celluloid  1983  Vinyl  1:22:44 (Pop‑up)
Elliott Sharp  Fundementia   Options In the Land of the Yahoos  SST  1987  Vinyl  1:29:24 (Pop‑up)
Wetware  Hand Over Mouth   Options Automatic Drawing  Dais  2018  Vinyl  1:33:00 (Pop‑up)
Unicorn Hard-On  Wildfire Girls   Options Split w/ Container  Hot Releases  2011  Vinyl  1:36:37 (Pop‑up)
Moebius & Beerbohm  Fortschritt   Options Strange Music  Sky  1982  Vinyl  1:44:45 (Pop‑up)
Ursula K. Le Guin & Todd Barton  Heron Dance   Options Music and Poetry of the Kesh  Freedom To Spend  2018  Vinyl  1:49:25 (Pop‑up)
Ellen Arkbro  For Organ and Brass   Options For Organ and Brass  Subtext  2017  Vinyl  2:02:08 (Pop‑up)
Raul Lovisoni  Amon Ra   Options Prati Bagnati del Monte Analogo  Die Schachtel    Vinyl  2:10:16 (Pop‑up)
Peter Michael Hamel  Colours of Time   Options Colours of Time  Kuckuck  1980  Vinyl  2:16:53 (Pop‑up)
Brett Naucke  No Ceiling in The Mansion   Options The Mansion  Spectrum Spools  2018  Vinyl  2:28:07 (Pop‑up)
M Geddes Gengras  The Last Time We Were Here   Options Collected Works Vol. 2: New Process Music  Umor Rex  2014  Vinyl  2:35:52 (Pop‑up)
Annea Lockwood  Spinning Discs   Options Glass World Of Annea Lockwood  États-Unis    Vinyl  2:43:39 (Pop‑up)
Myriam Gendron  Recurrence   Options Not So Deep As A Well  Feeding Tube  2015  Vinyl  2:54:46 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm sphere:

hullo Jonathan
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm Krys O.:

Hey, Jonathan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:06pm Ike:

Welcome! I've really enjoyed your fill-ins, Jonathan. Great to hear you in this spot now.
Avatar 3:06pm Jeff Moore:

Welcome back, Jonathan!
  3:07pm Jonathan:

Hi everyone! Thanks for the warm welcomes. Gonna be here in this spot for the next 3 weeks. Excited to play some music for you all.
  3:07pm zzz:

hello! what a great was to open, love this collin walcott track and album
Avatar 3:08pm Wild Neil||Peace All:

This is kinda jazzy Grateful Dead like classical Indian music?? Is it jazz?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:09pm Ike:

@WN, in the FMU offices, there used to be a framed picture of the word "GENRE" on a gravestone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:12pm Mick:

Great opening and thanks for the Meredith Monk!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:13pm Krys O.:

Ah, yes, Ike. I remember that photo well. It was by my friend, Mitch Friedman and it was in one of the LCD programming guides back in the day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16pm Kat in Chicago:

Nice to hear you, Jonathan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16pm adrian in mpls:

Never heard this Monk before! Thanks!
  3:22pm Leroy Johnzon:

Cool sounds
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:25pm Carmichael:

Heya Jonathan and people of the music waves.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:27pm BronwynB:

hey jonathan, great to have you here in this slot for the next few weeks! hi everyone
  3:28pm Leroy Johnzon:

Hello wufmooers... Random announcement not related to the music necessarily... it's 50 years since MLK's poor people's campaign and now there's a new Poor People's campaign! There will be actions in at least 37 states and D.C. you can get involved in your state probably or contribute to the legal defense fund at:
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:29pm Michael 98145:

i want the *•♫♪ grey horse *•♫♪
  3:32pm Leroy Johnzon:

What is that stringed instrument... so cool
  3:33pm Mike tp:

loving the africano sounds.me ack ooh mah
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:33pm steveo:

hi Jonathan; good to hear you again
  3:37pm Jonathan:

Actually not sure what that stringed instrument is! The credits are all in Portuguese
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:37pm royvis:

Yay Diga Rhythm Band! Great album!
  3:39pm Jonathan:

Love this album so much. Mickey forever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39pm royvis:

The story behind the creation of this album is pretty cool too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:43pm Michael 98145:

samba for your evening : www.youtube.com...
Avatar 3:45pm the Canterbury wood-elf:

Did Mickey Hart put the DRB together, or was he just a supportive affiliate? I think this is the first time I've actually heard them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:47pm royvis:

Here's some info on DRB: www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:48pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Zats, I hear thunder outside. Make sure your car windows are rolled up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:49pm steveo:

no windows on my bicycle; i'm gonna be racing the storm home, it looks like
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:52pm steveo:

doing paradiddles on my computer keboard
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:53pm steveo:

  4:04pm Jonathan:

Every time I've been on the air since I started filling in again there's been a storm of some kind. Better bring your umbrellas the next few Tuesdays.
Avatar 4:16pm TDK60:

Hello. Branca, have this on cassette. I think among the guitar pounders are 2 later Sonic Youths. Maybe.
Avatar 4:17pm TDK60:

Yet, S.Y. was together by '83 I think. will check credits later, not at home.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:19pm steveo:

storm is already hitting the wind chimes hard
  4:19pm Jonathan:

Yep, Thurston and Lee on that recording. More Lee now!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:20pm Devin B.:

This is nice
Avatar 4:21pm Chris from DC:

Don't you love when you hear something cool like this Glacial then realize, oh I have that record.
Avatar 4:23pm TDK60:

Chirs: this means you don't have enough music yet.
Avatar 4:24pm TDK60:

Avatar 4:24pm Chris from DC:

Oh I never will.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:26pm steveo:

and i will probably never learn to play the bagpipes; sigh
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:44pm Michael 98145:

- liking this
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:46pm Ike:

Wetware! Speaking of that, where *is* our wetware anyway? It's 2018, I should be able to load apps into my brain by now! What's taking so long?! After all, what could possibly go wrong with that?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:48pm Michael 98145:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:52pm Devin B.:

  4:54pm Jonathan:

Yeah, this track/album is a jam.
Avatar 4:55pm TDK60:

Yes, for Ursula & Todd. I read the book this is from: Always Coming Home. There's another LP reissue on another label coming out this year too.
Avatar 5:00pm the Canterbury wood-elf:

Love this Ellen Arkbro album too! Great selections thus far Jonathan.
  5:02pm mary:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:06pm adrian in mpls:

I had to dip in and out of the show today - but really enjoying it - this Arkbro has been a favorite the last couple of months!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:13pm Ike:

The storm has descended on Newark, NJ. It's almost as dark as 3 a.m. out there.
Avatar 5:15pm Whosondephone:

It's great to see everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:21pm BronwynB:

the view of the empire state building outside my office is apocalyptic and terrifying. there's a giant cloud over it and it's pitch dark. its gonna be so fun walking to penn station in stilettos :)))
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:22pm BronwynB:

on the bright side, the music is a perfect soundtrack
  5:22pm Jonathan:

Suddenly feels like I've started one of my late night fill ins
  5:26pm Devin B.:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:27pm Ike:

@BronwynB, this is why I never wear stilettos! Well, almost never. ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:27pm Rob (Jerzcity):

good stuff, Jonathan, thanks
  5:28pm JakeGould:

This storm is bullshit. It started right at 5:00pm. And now I am stuck at work until it calms down a bit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:28pm BronwynB:

update: i can't see the empire state building at all anymore. it may have been carried away by the wind- who could tell? wish me luck comrades and if i dont make it to penn station, wfmu gets my record collection, except the ethel merman disco album. i want to be buried with that one
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:29pm BronwynB:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:29pm queems:

it just passed through clifton as i was getting off the bus and it looked like the end of the world
  5:29pm Jonathan:

Godspeed Bronwyn!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:30pm Kat in Chicago:

We had that storm yesterday in Chicago, right around 6, I think. Got crazy dark for the better part of an hour.
  5:30pm JakeGould:

I wanted to go to the nice doughnut place… But now? Feh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:31pm Michael 98145:

be safe! @BB
  5:32pm mentaldrift:

lovely program today
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:33pm Rob (Jerzcity):

ayyyy, Jake, probably gonna be stuck for a while
Avatar 5:33pm the Canterbury wood-elf:

Yeh, this has been freeform radio at its very best (imho).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:34pm Rob (Jerzcity):

& itz-all-a-vinyl!
  5:35pm Jonathan:

Praise be the wood elf
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:35pm queems:

my cat won't come out from under the couch :( scared of thunder. and fireworks
  5:39pm JakeGould:

*a quip about nature here*
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:39pm Michael 98145:

- we have also lost Margaret Ruth (Margo) Kidder
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:43pm Kat in Chicago:

And Tom Wolfe!
  5:49pm JakeGould:

This rolling thunder is sweet tho.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:53pm Michael 98145:

So, thank you, JW
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:56pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks for the music and rain, Jonathan.
Thanks for not bringing wind and hail.
Avatar 5:58pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Howdy. Nice pickin'.
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